Franchise opportunities in Poland

Attractiveness of Poland for the development of franchise business

An economic success story of Poland is due to the successful jump to market economy. It happened in 1989 and now the country has the sixth largest economy in the European Union in terms of nominal GDP. The household net adjusted disposable income per capita is $17,820 per year.

Franchise business is prospering in the country and consists of 74,000 franchise companies. 44% of franchisors reported the growing number of franchise locations in 2016. The biggest cities of Poland Lodz, Krakow, Wroclaw, and Poznan are the most attractive for launching franchise activities, however not very high investment amount enables franchisees to run their business in smaller cities as well.

The principal franchise sectors are services, retail, finance, grocery, food, hairdressing and education. The largest segment is gastronomy which involves 176 foreign and domestic brands. Retail sector with 154 retail brands takes the second place on the franchise market.

Online food delivery service and online sales are the most successful trends in Poland nowadays. Eating out is one more modern tendency which requires many brands with quality food and services.

Franchising has a favourable influence on the employment in the country, each franchise company provides 5-6 working places, consequently, all the market employs 460,000 Polish people.

Polish franchisees choose Polish systems, which engage 85.5% of the market, rather than foreign franchisors. To establish a franchise one needs to invest $25,000 in average.

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Indicators of Business Market in Poland

  • Capital: Warsaw

  • Currency: Polish złoty

  • Education Index (2013): 0.825

  • Official languages: Polish

  • Per capita GDP (PPP): $29,250

  • Quality-of-life index (0-10): 6.66

  • Population: 37.95 mln

  • Total GDP (PPP): $1.110 trillion

  • Ease of Doing Business Ranking, Rank: 27

  • Gini: 32.08

  • Human Development Index (HDI): 0.855

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List of franchises for sale in Poland

Jour franchise
Jour - healthy restaurant chain franchise Investment from $336,942
Southern Fried Chicken franchise
Southern Fried Chicken - restaurant franchise Investment from $322,850
Tapout Fitness franchise
Tapout Fitness - martial arts franchise Investment from $130,000
RAMEN IROHA franchise
RAMEN IROHA - Ramen shop franchise Investment from $45,000
BNI franchise
BNI - Business Network International Franchise Investment from $65,000
Prive7 Express franchise
Prive7 Express - beauty salons franchise Investment from $113,000
9ROUND franchise
9ROUND - kickbox fitness centers franchise Investment from $
Nutty Scientists franchise
Nutty Scientists - spectacular interactive activities franchise Investment from $45,000
DetailCar franchise
DetailCar - waterless carwash franchise Investment from $9,960
al Mamà Bistrot franchise
al Mamà Bistrot - restaurant franchise Investment from $135,000
Dietplus franchise
Dietplus - healthcare coaching franchise Investment from $56,000
Danube Home franchise
Danube Home - furniture & home accessory franchise Investment from $400,000
KIO DA franchise
KIO DA - retail shops chain franchise Investment from $139,000
Funtopia franchise
Funtopia - family entertainment centers franchise Investment from $629,674
Los Pollos franchise
Los Pollos - chicken barbecue franchise Investment from $175,980
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